1844 in architecture
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The year 1844 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- June 12 - Abingdon Road railway station near Culham on the line to Oxford in England, designed by I. K. Brunel.
- August 21 - St Mary's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne (Roman Catholic, later Cathedral) in England, designed by Augustus Pugin.
- August 27 - St Barnabas Church, Nottingham (Roman Catholic, later Cathedral) in England, designed by Augustus Pugin.
- October - The Grange, Ramsgate (house), designed for himself by Augustus Pugin.
- Autumn - The Scott Monument in Edinburgh, Scotland, designed by George Meikle Kemp.
- Uspensky Cathedral in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
- Berkshire County Gaol, Reading, England, designed by George Gilbert Scott with William Bonython Moffatt.
- Berry Hill, near Halifax, Virginia.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Prosper Desbuisson.
- January 3 - Hermann Eggert, German architect (died 1920)
- June 23 - Émile Bénard, French architect and painter (died 1929)
- July 3 - Dankmar Adler, German-born American architect (died 1900)
- March 6 - George Meikle Kemp, designer of the Scott Monument in Edinburgh (born 1795; drowned).
- April 15 - Charles Bulfinch, first native-born American to practice architecture as a profession (born 1763)
- Hill, Rosemary (2008). God's Architect: Pugin and the building of romantic Britain. London: Penguin Books. ISBN 978-0-140-28099-9.
- Bonnar, Thomas (1892). A Biographical Sketch of George Meikle Kemp. Edinburgh: Blackwood, pp.144–146
- Baltzell, Edward Digby. Puritan Boston & Quaker Philadelphia. Transaction Publishers (1996), p. 322-24. ISBN 1-56000-830-X.